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Gordon Craig's book of penny toys


Published 1899
Topics Toys in art
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Fletcher & Rood. Craig

"The verses ... are by E.C., S.D., E.A., J.D., G.C. and O.B."--Leaf [4]

"My book I was forced to print privately. There were five hundred copies ... two hundred fifty of which I burned ... Two hundred I did colour with the aid of one or two of my friends"--Woodcuts and some words / E.G. Craig. 1924. P. 122

Illustrations: 43 prints : woodcut, hand-col. ; full-page (20) and image 12 x 8 cm. (t.p. vignette), 7 x 12 cm. or smaller. Three small vignettes are uncolored

Binding: Publisher's quarter white buckram and light beige paper boards, with two additional hand-colored woodcuts

Provenance: Arnold Rood (bookplate)


Publisher Hackbridge, Surrey : Published at the Sign of the Rose ; London : Sold by Lamley
Pages 56
Language English
Call number b3138060
Digitizing sponsor University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Book contributor Information and Library Science Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Collection juvenilehistoricalcollection; unclibraries; americana

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Reviews

Reviewer: prose - - April 12, 2015
Subject: Great book!
This is a great book with wonderful illustrations.
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